I wonder about the value of a prize that can be awarded to a politician who makes a poor documentary based on a questionable scientific foundation. Where can I buy my Nobel?
Interesting. A common explanation throughout modern times has been that the (vermiform) appendix is an organ that has lost its function through evolution of the human species. Researchers at Duke University School of Medicine have a new theory, recently published in the Journal of Theoretical Biology, that the appendix "acts as a good safe house for bacteria," by creating and protecting helpful microorganisms for the digestive system.